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Dixon eyes record-tying 7th championship after Nashville win

Aug. 07, 2022 21:29 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Scott Dixon arrived in Nashville not really a championship favorite, but still mathematically eligible to win a record-tying seventh IndyCar title. And even though he was stuck in the middle of a tight pack of drivers jostling for the championship, The...

Michael Andretti calls Mid-Ohio team actions unacceptable

Jul. 05, 2022 17:37 PM EDT

Michael Andretti acknowledged Tuesday that the meltdown of his IndyCar team at Mid-Ohio was unacceptable and said his four drivers will be expected to work together as teammates the remainder of the season. Andretti led an emergency meeting after Sunday's race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car...

SRX hopes second season is another surprise summer smash

Jun. 17, 2022 15:34 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ryan Newman does want not to be the hero or the villain or anything else in the six-race Superstar Racing Experience. He plans to just be himself in the Saturday night summmer series that mixes grassroots racing with big personalities clinging to their time in the...

Camping World returns as title sponsor for SRX summer series

May. 31, 2022 09:35 AM EDT

Tony Stewart's exhibition Superstar Racing Experience has signed Camping World as its title sponsor for its second season. Camping World also was the title sponsor for the inaugural SRX season, and Tuesday's announcement includes a commitment from Camping World to sponsor the No. 1...

Rossi salvages top finish in another tough 500 for Andretti

May. 29, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alexander Rossi salvaged one solid result for Andretti Autosport. Otherwise, it was another miserable — and perhaps costly — Indianapolis 500 for Michael Andretti, who had five cars start Sunday. Four finished 19th or worse, but Rossi drove from 20th to an...

Kirkwood tries to impress driving for Foyt in 1st Indy 500

May. 28, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Kirkwood won at every level during his slow climb through the ladder system to a seat in the top open-wheel series in North America. Now the Floridian will make his Indianapolis 500 debut driving for none other than A.J. Foyt, one of the greatest drivers in...

Ganassi goes to Indy with Johnson and 5 strong shots in 500

May. 28, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Chip Ganassi skipped his 1982 graduation ceremony at Duquesne to qualify for the Indianapolis 500. The Pittsburgh native made the field but turned out to be just an OK race car driver. His strengths were outside the car and inside the boardroom. In the 40 years...

High-speed art: Indy 500 driver helmets styled to stand out

May. 27, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Stefan Wilson’s first racing helmet was a hand-me-down from his older brother, Justin. So was his second one. And his third. The Wilson brothers had designed the pattern together as youngsters growing up racing go-karts in England. When Stefan finally got a...

INDY DAY 7: Kellett is first to crash in Indy 500 prep

May. 23, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dalton Kellett on Monday became the first driver to crash while preparing for the Indianapolis 500, ending a streak of six days without major incident. Kellett crashed with just over 30 minutes remaining in the lone two-hour session of track time at...

Blistering speeds at fastest Indy 500 qualifying since 1996

May. 21, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rain held off long enough on Saturday to complete the first round of qualifying for the Indianapolis 500 on a soupy day that still produced eye-popping speeds not seen in 26 years at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Rinus VeeKay and Pato O'Ward, a pair of young new...